"Put loss and love together in one beautiful melody, never give it radio play or live recordings, then you'll have a song that can never get old. Walk On, Love is Blindness, Kite, A Sort of Homecoming, and Every Breaking Wave too. "
I first heard about U2 when I saw the band name spray painted on the side of my Jr. High School gym. Even though I'd never heard a song, they became my favorite band from that day forward.
I began a blog about the spiritual side of U2: isbonoachristian.blogspot.com but I let it die. I now blog at http://freddymartin.net/ where I write more about the spiritual side of U2... and other stuff.
"It's hard to leave it, actually. It's very exciting, you know, to be making a record with this group, I have to say."
- Bono, 1999, on recording a new album
did you know
The lyrics of The Ground Beneath Your Feet were written by Salman Rushdie, and he is featured in the video, shown writing the song. Rushdie also provides an account of his relationship with the band and how the song came to be written in his book of essays, Step Across This Line.